Event Orpheus in the Underworld
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Venue Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC
First Date 6 October 1978
Last Date 21 October 1978
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Joanne Adderley Actor Fury
Peter Allen Actor Countryfolk / Pollus
Pauline Ashleigh Actor Countryfolk / Iris
Patricia Ball Actor Pupil of Orpheus / Themis
Rosemary Boyle Actor Cupid
Len Britton Actor Scarecrow / Olympian
Ian Cousins Actor Mars
Ian Dickson Actor Olympian
Ronald Dowd Actor Joh Styx
Robert Gard Actor Aristaeus / Pluto
Lola Gibney Actor Countryfolk / Ceres
Waldemar Gorecki Actor Countryfolk
David Gray Actor Professor Orpheus
Peter Hannah Actor Countryfolk / Apollo
Kerryn Henderson Actor Diana's nymph
Cindy John Actor Pupil of Orpheus / Countryfolk / Psyche
Pamela Jones Actor Diana's nymph
Evelyn Krape Actor Public Opinion
Denise Lansell Actor Pupil of Orpheus / Countryfolk / Aurora
John Lawrey Actor Countryfolk / Castor
Mary Lawrey Actor Countryfolk / Minerva
Heather Leviston Actor Pupil of Orpheus / Flora
Gaye MacFarlane Actor Diana
Peter Mander Actor Mercury
John Marum Actor Neptune
Rosalind McInnes Actor Venus
Gloden Mercer Actor Countryfolk
Rodney Phillips Actor Olympian
Julia Rebitski Actor Fury
Edwin Roberts Actor Hercules
Mary Ryan Actor Pupil of Orpheus / Hebe
Ariel Saltmarsh Actor Pupil of Orpheus / Pomona
Barry Skelton Actor Saturn
Linda Sporton Actor Fury
Suzanne Steele Actor Eurydice
Jan Stripling Actor Bacchus
Loris Synan Actor Juno
Arleen Williams Actor Diana's nymph
John Wood Actor Jupiter
Lionel Wood Actor Countryfolk / Vulcan
Evan Zachariah Actor Countryfolk
Victoria Rowell Assistant Designer
Richard Divall Conductor
Kenneth Rowell Designer
Betty Pounder Director
Hector Cremieux Librettist
Ludovic Halévy Librettist
William Akers Lighting Designer
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 30430